US intelligence agencies concluded that entities backed by the Kremlin sought to boost Republican Trump's chances of winning the White House in the 2016 election against his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton. The order, Bolton said, will "protect the United States from foreign interference in our elections and really our political process more broadly". Lawmakers said the executive order, which would give the president decision-making power on imposing sanctions, was insufficient.
Russian Federation has consistently denied any role in either incident. Last week they were named by Theresa May as members of the GRU, Russia's military intelligence service. Three months later Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley were admitted to hospital after being contaminated with a discarded perfume bottle, used to carry the poison.
The largest number was in St. Petersburg, Russia's second-largest city, where 354 demonstrators were held, OVD-Info reported . "We won't go." The meeting was not sanctioned by the authorities but only turned violent when part of the crowd tried to march on the Kremlin buildings.
Russian officials have said that the war games are not meant as a threat to any particular country but are justified by what Putin's spokesman described on August 28 as a hostile global environment. Some noted that the People's Liberation Army, which hasn't fought a war since the attempted invasion of Vietnam in 1979, is keen to learn from Russia's experience in the Syrian campaign, where it tested its latest weapons and tactics.
A total of 20,336 people were killed in the 12 months to March this year, up from 19,016 the previous year. The DA has also commented on the stats , calling them "a [devastating] reminder of how the ANC government is losing the battle to keep South Africans safe".
The anonymous writer of the column claimed to be part of a "resistance" movement within the Trump administration that was working quietly behind the scenes to thwart the President's most unsafe impulses. Trump has said the Justice Department should investigate and unmask the anonymous author. On Sunday, Pence told CBS' Face the Nation he was "100% confident that no one on the vice-president's staff was involved in this anonymous editorial ".